Celebrities React To The Death Of Legendary Fashion Designer, Oscar de la Renta
Iconic and world renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed away on Monday evening at the age of 82. Oscar’s wife, Annette de la Renta confirmed the news yesterday evening.
According to reports, the legendary designer’s cause of death was complications from cancer. He was diagnosed in 2006.
“He was just gracious and elegant and a gentleman. Mr. De la Renta loved women,” Jennifer Garner said during an Elle event on Monday. “And you saw it in every design that he did. He honored women’s features, he honored our bodies. He wasn’t afraid to pull back and let the woman be the star of the look. And I was just lucky to get to wear his designs and get to know him a little bit, just the tiniest bit, as a person.”
As expected, celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to the talented designer who spent more than 50 years dressing high society, including celebrities and First Ladies in exquisite gowns and haute couture. The Dominican Republic native also recently designed Amal Clooney’s wedding dress.